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SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Acura Exclusive Sundance Film Festival Experience Sweepstakes begins on Thursday, October 3, 2013 and ends on Friday, May 30, 2014.
ELIGIBILITY: The Acura Exclusive Sundance Film Festival Experience Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to citizens of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia (U.S.) who are at least 21 years old at the time of entry. Void outside the U.S., in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., (the "Sponsor"), its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, their dealers, distributors and retailers, their participating advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY: To enter, visit a participating Auto Show or Acura Special Event (the “Auto Event”) during official Auto Event hours, locate the kiosk at the Acura booth, or a Acura Product Specialist with a tablet loaded with the Sweepstakes app, complete the entry form and survey in entirety and submit. Entries must be received between Thursday, October 3, 2013 and Friday, May 30, 2014, (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Limit: One (1) entry per person per email address per Auto Event during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for two (2), Grand Prize winner and guest, to attend the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Trip package includes round-trip coach airfare for two (2) to Salt Lake City, Utah from major airport nearest winner’s residence as determined by Sponsor, round-trip airport transfers in a Acura MDX to and from destination airport and hotel, four (4) days and three (3) nights first-class hotel accommodations based on double occupancy at a hotel of Sponsor’s choice, Acura Sponsored Screening Passes for winner and guest, Awards Ceremony Passes for winner and guest and Awards Night Party Access for winner and guest.
Total ARV Grand Prize: $2,770.
The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Friday, June 6, 2014 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Grand Prize Winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, “the Releases”). These releases will require the Grand Prize Winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a travel liability waiver. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All travel related expenses, including but not limited to ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as but not limited to telephone/Internet charges and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Prize must be used on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited. Airline regulations apply. Travel is subject to availability.
All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g. valid photo ID, passport) prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be legal U.S. resident, 21 years or older and must complete and return a Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to travel as noted above.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning a prize. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner to be selected in a separate random drawing. Upon disqualification, no compensation will be given.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. Except where prohibited by law, entry and/or acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, photograph, voice, biographical information and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to obligate Sponsor to make use of any of the rights granted herein and winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use of any and every nature and kind.
Passes/Tickets provided as part of the prize package are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Passes/Tickets are subject to the issuing company’s complete terms and conditions, including expiration dates. In the event that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival or any of the events included in the prize package do not take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption or postponement, or for any reason beyond the control of the Sponsor, Sponsor’s sole responsibility will be to award the remaining portion of the Grand Prize and no additional substitution or compensation will be provided. In the event the winner and/or his/her guest engage in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, whole or in part, and sent the winner and/or his/her travel companion home with no further obligation. Winner and guest must comply with all festival/venue/event rules and regulations; failure to do so may result in forfeiture of passes/tickets portion of the prize.
AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY, AND SWEEPSTAKES WINNER, HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS.
GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and entrants release the Sponsor, its affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. By participating in the promotion, each entrant releases and agrees to indemnify the Released Parties and hold them harmless from and against any and all costs, claims, damages, (including, without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the promotion, or arising out of participation in any promotion-related or prize-related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment, participation in, use or misuse, of any promotion or prize- related activity, whether hosted by Sponsor or a third party. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize.
NOTICE TO ENTRANTS: Sponsor is not responsible for faulty, incorrect or mistranscribed transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the program; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the program as determined by Sponsor/Independent Administrator, in their sole discretion. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to any causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the Administration of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate the Sweepstakes and select the winner from all eligible entries received up to the time of termination. Any damage made to the Sweepstakes site will be the responsibility of the authorized email account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. Proof of submitting an Entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, Entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. Sponsor, and its affiliate companies, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, officers, directors, and agents are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes.
The decisions of Sponsor and any independent judging organization are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw any method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 6, 2014, to: Acura Sundance Film Festival Experience Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after June 6, 2014) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than July 7, 2014), to: Acura Sundance Film Festival Experience Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
ADMINISTRATOR: The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625.
SPONSOR: American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 1919 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, California 90501.
Void outside the U.S., in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.